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New Year’s in St. Petersburg

I had intended to write a wry travelogue about visiting Russia, America’s great on-again, off-again rival and enemy, for the second time in as many years. My husband teaches Russian language and literature; the last time I visited, he was finishing up a months-long fellowship in Moscow, and I joined ...

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City in Jilin thrives on visiting Russians

City in Jilin thrives on visiting Russians

Hunchun, a border city in northeast China’s Jilin Province, has risen into a prevalent destination for Russians to count down to the New Year in recent times. It was in this city that Irina from Vladivostok, once again, celebrated New Year’s Eve with her friends this year. Irina could not ...

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Russians fined for sex on Pattaya beach

Russians fined for sex on Pattaya beach

Roman Grigorenko, 26, right, and his partner Daria Vinogradova, 19, apologise for having sex on Pattaya beach, at the Pattaya police station in Pattaya City on Saturday evening. (Police photo) PATTAYA: A Russian couple were arrested and fined for having sex on Pattaya beach in broad daylight on Saturday. Tourist ...

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Kerala deports four Russian nationals for visa violations

Kerala deports four Russian nationals for visa violations

The Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) under the Bureau of Immigration has deported four Russian nationals on suspicion of having violated their visa conditions. An official identified them as “Alexander and family and Evgeny and family”. He said the Central Intelligence Bureau (CIB) had flagged their activities at Varkala as ...

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